BAS Degree Requirements

Students Entering Prior to Fall 2011

Below are the requirements for the BAS degree for students entering before Fall 2011. This reflects a total of 39.5 course units. To see how courses can be scheduled out for the full four years, see the BAS sample curriculum for students entering before Fall 2011. Students entering in the Fall of 2011 and beyond should see the current BAS degree requirements and sample BAS curriculum.

Mathematics (4 course Units)
(1.0) MATH 104 - Calculus 1
(1.0) MATH 114 - Calculus 2
(1.0) MATH 240 - Calculus 3
(1.0) MATH 241, ENM 321, ESE 301, or STAT 430*
Science (8.5 course Units)
(1.5) BIOL 121 - Molecular Biology I w/ lab (BIOL 123)
(1.0) BIOL 202 - Cell Biology and Biochemistry
(1.0) BIOL 215 or BE 305 - Vertebrate Physiology**
(1.5) CHEM 101/53 - General Chemistry I w/ Lab
(1.5) CHEM 102/54 - General Chemistry II w/ Lab
(1.0) PHYS 140 - Mechanics
(1.0) PHYS 141 - Electricity and Magnetism
engineering (12 course Units)
(1.0) BE 100 - Intro to BE w/ Lab
(1.0) BE 200 - Biomechanics / Biomaterials
(1.0) BE 209 - BE Lab I
(1.0) BE 210 - BE Lab II
(1.0) BE 497 - Senior Thesis I
(1.0) BE 498 - Senior Thesis II
(1.0) BE XXX - Any BE course
(2x 1.0) BE 3XX - BE 3XX or above
(3x 1.0) Engineering - Any engineering electives
Career Path / Technical Electives (5 course Units)
(2x 1.0) Engineering, Science, Math, or Technology, Business & Society (TBS)
(3x 1.0) Engineering, Science, Math, SEAS Entrepreneurship (EAS 445 if not taken in Professional Environment), TBS, business, or health related
Professional Environment (2 course Units)
(1.0) BE 303 - Ethics in BE
(1.0) Professional Elective - BE 402/502, BE 515, ESE 400, ESE 444, MEAM 415/515, or any TBS course
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) (5 course Units)

(3.0) Social Science

(2.0) Humanities

One of you SSH courses must fulfill the writing requirement.

Free Elective (3 course Units)
(3x 1.0) Free Elective

*If you switch to the BSE, MATH 241 must be taken.
**BE 305 can also be taken in Engineering in addition to BIOL 215.